Programme #58 (February 2022)

In the February 2022 edition of Wireless, we speak to Flirt FM manager Paula Healy about the lack of Irish music on radio, following the decision to scrap the Totally Irish show on Dublin’s 98 FM. Head of Journalism and Communication at NUI Galway, Tom Felle, discusses the dispute between Southeast Radio and Wexford County Council in the context of the funding of local media. Manager of Athlone Community Radio Irena Cvetkovic explains how they dealt with the Ashling Murphy case and talks about the station’s plans as it marks 11 years on air. And as the BBC celebrates its centenary, media commentator David Harris looks at some of the highlights of the last 100 years.